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  • Properties:
  • System Process: No
  • Background Process: Yes
  • Application Process:Yes
  • Common Path:
    C:\ program files\ dietkazaa\ dietk.exe
  • Uses Network:No
  • Uses Internet:Yes

The process dietk.exe is a part of the online peer-to-peer application Kazaa Media Desktop. This application is one of the most widely used peer-to-peer sharing programs around the world, boasting hundreds of thousands of users around the world. The program file dietk.exe serves as the main launcher for one of the Kazaa Media Desktops many add-ons: Diet Kazaa, which in turn is used to speed up the download and search times as well as eliminate any bad file (including adware and spyware) from the list of item search results.

To run the Diet Kazaa, users must launch the file dietk.exe either through the Windows start-up menu where its shortcut is located or by manually locating the file through the browser. The file dietk.exe then runs in the place of the Normal Kazaa Media Desktop launcher, in which retains all of the normal Kazaas features, and has the added advantages of the Diet Kazaa. The Diet Kazaa or the dietk.exe program includes a download accelerator, button shortcuts and an enhanced search feature. Diet Kazaa, including the file dietk.exe, is known to be compatible with most of the old versions of the Kazaa Media Desktop and is incorporated into the Latest Version.

The Kazaa Media Desktop, including the file dietk.exe, helps users find the appropriate media file they need (music, videos, pictures or the like) by locating the file through the use of keywords. When searches are made, the application then browses the media libraries of all active users of the program, and displays the information needed as well as the number of people who have the file.


This is a safe process. There is no necessity to remove this process from your system or change it in any way.